One of the most important factors in the SkillWorks initiative’s success is our ability to know what works and what does not work when it comes to a successful workforce development system. We have spent the past several years evaluating how our partnerships work and why they work well.
We have created this resource page to share those ideas with our visitors. Please take a few minutes to look around.
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IT Jobs For All?
Understanding the Challenges and Opportunities of Meeting the IT/Tech Workforce Demands of Greater Boston
Friday, September 16, 2016
Partnering with the Boston Private Industry Council, SkillWorks launched the Greater Boston IT/Tech Employer Consortium at the first in a year-long series of forums. This forum focused on workforce challenges, including lack of diversity in the sector across all occupations and lack of exposure between employers and two-year colleges as a talent pipeline.
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Read the Report: Information & Communication Technology: Shared Prosperity in the Digital Age
Join the conversation: #GrtrBosTech
Skills to Succeed: A New Campaign to Increase Massachusetts’ Workforce Outcomes and Resources
SkillWorks, our policy advocacy partners at the Workforce Solutions Group , and others across the workforce community have developed a new policy campaign and set of policy recommendations to address Massachusetts' skills gap and other significant workforce challenges. The Skills to Succeed campaign includes a Four Point Plan for Job and Career Growth in Massachusetts, focusing on a few key areas that, if well-resourced and effectively implemented, could result in the greatest impact on the skills gap by increasing the yield of talent entering and exiting the pipeline to employment.
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